Posts Tagged ‘Friedrich Trendelenburg’

Two novel agents for extended treatment of venous thromboembolism

Posted by • February 20th, 2013

Venous thromboembolic disease (VTE) and pulmonary embolism have been major causes of human morbidity and mortality for thousands of years, yet our understanding of the pathobiology of this disease was rudimentary until the 1840s when German pathologist Rudolf Virchow discovered that blood clots in large veins of the lower legs could travel through the right… Read More…